At the age of 77, the first working-class president of Brazil – who took millions of people out of poverty and spent 20 months in jail – is on the cusp of winning a third term in power after Sunday’s elections
Police officer and congresswoman Katia Sastre, who rose to fame in 2018 after shooting a robber dead, embodies the growing presence of uniformed men and women in politics. More than 1,800 of them are running in the next election
The ocean liner ‘Príncipe de Asturias’ sank in 1916, killing at least 445 people without counting all the clandestine passengers. A survivor believed the wreck might have been intentional and tied to undeclared cargo rumored to be gold
The group, which includes billionaire Luciano Hang, discussed the advantages of staging an insurrection if the president loses the October vote against Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who is leading in the polls
More than a hundred indigenous communities that shun contact with white people in the Brazilian Amazon are faced with the growing danger of poachers, missionaries, drug traffickers and loggers, not to mention the coronavirus and President Bolsonaro. How should we protect this anthropological treasure?
‘She does not recognize herself as a slave, nor do they see themselves as enslavers,’ says the labor inspector who rescued the 85-year-old domestic worker in Rio de Janeiro. Her case reflects the legacy of three centuries of buying and selling Africans
Doctors in many countries on the continent have spent the pandemic writing prescriptions for the antiparasitic drug to fight Covid-19, despite widespread doubts in the scientific community over its use
Almost two decades have passed since the striking image shone a light on the divide between the rich and the poor. EL PAÍS speaks to its photographer about why such scenes are still common in the country
Traveling nearly 900 kilometers through one the best-preserved natural areas in Brazil reveals how deforestation is spreading. President Jair Bolsonaro would like to pave the road entirely, but at what environmental cost?